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SalusCare Schedules Fourth Annual Path to Wellness 5K Run/Walk

John Halas was the overall winner in the 2013 race
John Halas was the overall winner in the 2013 race

SalusCare, Inc., the region’s leading provider for treatment of mental health and substance use disorders, has scheduled the Fourth Annual Path to Wellness 5K Run/Walk for November 8 at Florida SouthWestern State College (formerly known as Edison State College).

The change in venue will allow more runners/walkers to participate, according to race organizers.  More than 200 people participated in last year’s race at Lakes Park.

Sponsors are also being recruited for the race with sponsorships available from $500 to $5,000 for the presenting sponsor.  Major sponsors of the Path to Wellness so far are the Fort Myers Police Department, LeeSar, Lee Memorial Health System, Genoa Healthcare,

Goldberg, Racila, D’Alessandro and Noone, LLC, Susan Bennett Marketing & Media, Dr. Madelyn Isaacs, Sue Ackert, Ed Kleinow, Marshall Bower, Esq. and Geoff Roepstorff with support from Sanibel Moorings and Palm Printing/Printers Ink.

Race registration is open now on-line at  by searching for “Path to Wellness” at the Fort Myers location. The cost is $20 for walkers and $25 for runners.  Race results and timing will be provided by 3D Racing, Inc., of Cape Coral.

T-shirts are guaranteed to the first 200 registrants.  Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each age division for both males and females.

For sponsorship information and general information about Path to Wellness, please contact Todd Cordisco, SalusCare Vice President of Development and Public Relations, at 239-791-1575 or

About SalusCare, Inc.

SalusCare, Inc., is the largest, most comprehensive mental health and substance abuse treatment program in Southwest Florida, serving 17,000 people per year of all ages from seven locations in Lee County and two in Hendry County.   The non-profit organization offers crisis stabilization, outpatient and residential treatment as well as prevention programming and an Employee Assistance Program for about 50 area companies. The majority of programs are accredited by CARF, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.

SalusCare services are not free.  Fees are charged on a sliding scale, based on family income.  In many cases, private insurance is accepted.  SalusCare is a United Way agency.


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